UL Students Get Inked For Suicide Awareness

MORE than 200 people are walking around Limerick city this week with fresh tattoos of semicolons adorning their wrists. Among them are University of Limerick (UL) students, some of whom queued for hours, to support the ‘Thumbs Up For Benny’ initiative and raise awareness about suicide. Queues formed around the Old Town Tattoo parlour on Cecil Street from 10.30 am …


Ten GIFs From Oscars 2016 To Describe College

By Rebecca Laffan As we approach this year’s Oscars, let’s quickly recap last year’s ceremony with some relatable af GIFS. Enjoy! 1. When your most boring lecture is saved by a guest speaker 2. When you actually get a decent grade on that disastrous group project 3. When it’s time to present and you actually have no idea wtf you’re …


The “Controversial” Thoughts I Had During “La La Land”

By Rebecca Laffan *This review is brought to you by someone who physically cringes at any musical and definitely should have known better* Also: SPOILERS 1. My God. They are singing already. 2. Does everyone wear primary colours? Because if that’s a thing, it’s going to piss me off all the way through the film. 3. Emma Stone looks like …


Students’ Union Hosts Consent Workshops

By Rebecca Laffan Rape Crisis Midwest Executive Director Miriam Duffy spoke to UL students on the pressing issue of sexual consent last Monday. The talk, organised by ULSU, aimed to normalise speech around consent and encourage students to know their rights around bodily autonomy. Ms Duffy broke down the issue that many find difficult to discuss. Speaking energetically about how …